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Michael Cowan, superintendentSuperintendent
Dr. Michael Cowan

Email or call (480) 472-0200

Responsible for the overall direction of the school district as the chief executive officer for the Governing Board

Read Dr. Cowan's message to staff, Every Day Matters.

Educational Services  

Peter LesarAssociate Superintendent
Dr. Peter Lesar
Email or call (480) 472-0205

Supervises the operation of all schools, instructional support units and special projects of the school district



Holly WilliamsAssistant Superintendent, High Schools
Holly Williams 
Email or call (480) 472-0203

Serves as the district Chief of Staff.

High Schools: Dobson, Mesa, Mountain View, Red Mountain, Skyline, Westwood

Choice Schools: East Valley Academy

Success Schools: Crossroads, Riverview, Superstition


Arlinda MannAssistant Superintendent, West Area K-8
Arlinda Mann
Email or call (480) 472-0206

Elementary Schools: Adams, Crismon, Edison, Eisenhower Center for Innovation, Emerson, Guerrero, Hawthorne, Holmes, Keller, Kerr, Lehi, Lincoln, Lindbergh, Longfellow, Lowell, MacArthur, Pomeroy, Redbird, Roosevelt, Sirrine, Taft, Washington, Webster, Whitman, Whittier, Wilson

Junior High Schools: Carson, Kino, Rhodes

Choice Schools: Franklin at Alma, Franklin at Brimhall, Franklin East, Franklin Junior High, Franklin West, Summit Academy


Dr. James DriscollAssistant Superintendent, East Area K-8
Dr. James Driscoll
Email or call (480) 472-0207

Elementary Schools: Brinton, Bush, Entz, Falcon Hill, Field, Hale, Hermosa Vista, Highland, Irving, Ishikawa, Jefferson, Johnson, Las Sendas, Madison, Mendoza, O'Connor, Patterson, Porter, Red Mountain Ranch, Robson, Salk, Sousa, Stevenson, Zaharis

Junior High Schools: Fremont, Poston, Shepherd, Smith, Stapley, Taylor

Choice Schools: Mesa Academy for Advanced Studies

Business and Support Services

Scott ThompsonAssistant Superintendent
Scott Thompson
Email or call (480) 472-7205

Financial Services, Food and Nutrition, Information Systems, Materiel Distribution Center, Operations, Property Management, Purchasing, Transportation and Vehicle Maintenance

Teaching and Learning

Andi FourlisAssistant Superintendent
Dr. Andi Fourlis
Email or call (480) 472-0340

Athletics, K-12 Physical Education, Health and Fitness; Career and Technical Education; Community Education; Creative and Performing Arts; Teaching and Learning Support; Gifted and Talented; Library Services; Math, Science, Social Sciences, Traffic Safety, Sex Education; Reading, English, Language Arts, World Languages, English Language Acquisition; Eagleridge Enrichment Program, Mesa Distance Learning; Professional Development; Title I and School Improvement, Homeless Services, Migrant

Human Resources

Shaun HolmesAssistant Superintendent
Dr. Shaun Holmes
Email or call (480) 472-0412

Certified Personnel, Classified Personnel, Substitute Services, Volunteer Services, Employee Benefits, Risk Management and Safety